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Editorial: #FullofChange
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Editorial: #FullofChange

Every Fulbright year is a year of transition and a year full of change. Our new cohorts have successfully started their program year in the US and Austria. You, our alumni and friends, make these experiences possible.
New diversity initiative in the Fulbright community: Fulbright Salam
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New diversity initiative in the Fulbright community: Fulbright Salam

The Fulbright community at large has been placing increasingly more attention on the diversity of the Fulbright Program's grantees and alumni. Two Fulbright Austria alumnae have launched the community's newest diversity initiative: Fulbright Salam.
New Fulbrighter App
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New Fulbrighter App

Fulbrighter is a new and exclusive online networking platform specifically designed for Fulbright alumni, current grantees, and program participants. The platform lets you keep up to date with news from your Commission and from the global community of Fulbrighters.
New Employee: Franziska Brunner
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New Employee: Franziska Brunner

Fulbright Austria welcomes its newest employee, Franziska Brunner, to the team.
2019 USTA orientation
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2019 USTA orientation

First-year USTAs spent a week learning about the Austrian school system, meeting their fellow teaching assistants, and taking their first steps into Austrian culture.
Fall 2019 US Fulbright Orientation
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Fall 2019 US Fulbright Orientation

The incoming cohort of US grantees came together for a week of orientation and numerous events to kick the year the off.
Fulbright Austria attends EducationUSA sub-regional workshop
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Fulbright Austria attends EducationUSA sub-regional workshop

Over twenty advisers from eighteen countries came together at the 2019 sub-regional workshop for new EducationUSA advisers in Ljubljana, Slovenia, from September 3 to 5.
Passing the Baton at Fulbright Austria
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Passing the Baton at Fulbright Austria

Fulbright Austria is pleased to announce the appointment of its new executive director, Dr. Hermann Agis, who will assume his position on August 1. Current executive director Dr. Lonnie R. Johnson will retire on September 30, after over 20 years of exceptional service.
Editorial: Continued Support from Craig and Kathryn Hall Foundation
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Editorial: Continued Support from Craig and Kathryn Hall Foundation

I am extremely pleased to announce that the trustees of the Craig and Kathryn Hall Foundation have renewed their exceptional support for the Fulbright-Hall Distinguished Chair for Entrepreneurship in Central Europe with a pledge of $150,000.
European Fulbright Diversity Initiative: Susanne Hamscha Becomes Project Coordinator
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European Fulbright Diversity Initiative: Susanne Hamscha Becomes Project Coordinator

Fulbright Austria is pleased that Susanne Hamscha (US/Austrian scholar program officer) will be taking the lead on the European Fulbright Diversity Initiative project and coordinating the implementation phase together with diversity liaison Courtney Moffett-Bateau.
New Partnership with the University of Applied Sciences Burgenland
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New Partnership with the University of Applied Sciences Burgenland

Fulbright Austria is pleased to announce its new partnership with the University of Applied Sciences Burgenland (UAS Burgenland) in the field of energy and environmental management.
After Fulbright: Conferences, Connections, and Community
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After Fulbright: Conferences, Connections, and Community

While their time as a Fulbrighter is often a life-changing experience, for many alumni the real journey and the benefits of the program begin once their grant period has concluded. We asked FLTA alumna Arwa Elabd to give us some insights into her post-Fulbright experience by sharing her experience returning to her US host institution as a presenter at a conference.
Fulbright Austria Grantee Attends 2019 EU-US Young Leaders Seminar
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Fulbright Austria Grantee Attends 2019 EU-US Young Leaders Seminar

First held in 2017, the EU-US Young Leaders Seminar is an annual seminar hosted by Fulbright Belgium / Luxembourg / Schuman in Brussels, Belgium that brings together young leaders from both sides of the Atlantic to discuss topics relevant to their generation and beyond. This year, we sent US Fulbright combined grantee Elaine Chen to participate in this noteworthy event and are excited about her takeaways, which she shares below in her own words.
2019 Pre-Departure Orientation & Going-Away Heuriger
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2019 Pre-Departure Orientation & Going-Away Heuriger

The 2019–20 Austrian Fulbright grantees came together at the Fulbright Austria offices on June 21, 2019, for a pre-departure orientation. After the Austrian grantees had their fill of information from Fulbright Austria staff and alumni of the various programs, the entire group headed to Müllers Heuriger & Weingut to join the homeward-bound 2018–19 US grantees for their going-away Heuriger evening.
EuroPride 2019
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EuroPride 2019

On June 15, 2019, Fulbright Austria joined in the EuroPride festivities in Vienna by marching in the Viennese Rainbow Parade. The event was a great success, and Fulbright Austria is pleased it was able to facilitate this opportunity for those who joined in, many of whom had never been able to participate in a Pride event.
2019 Fulbright Austria SummerFest
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2019 Fulbright Austria SummerFest

The second annual Fulbright Austria SummerFest was a big success, with more than 130 guests in attendance. It was a fantastic opportunity to celebrate our fundraising efforts, rekindle connections, and mingle with the Fulbright Austria community. We would like to thank everyone for their incredible support and for advocating on behalf of Fulbright Austria.
Fulbright Austria at EuroPride: Your Invitation
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Fulbright Austria at EuroPride: Your Invitation

The Fulbright community is #FullofPride. Fulbright Austria is proud to announce that it will celebrate the diversity of the Fulbright Program and the achievements of the LGBTQIA community over the last 50 years by participating in this year’s EuroPride in Vienna.
AfterWorkNetworking
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AfterWorkNetworking

Once a month, on the last Tuesday (mostly), Fulbright Austria invites current grantees and program participants, alumni, and friends of Fulbright to network and exchange experiences in a friendly, casual atmosphere. Join us and network with the Fulbright Austria community—we look forward to seeing you at our monthly AfterWorkNetworking events in Vienna (next date: May 28, 2019).
2019 USTA Going-Away Heuriger
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2019 USTA Going-Away Heuriger

To celebrate a successful year in Austrian secondary schools, US teaching assistants came together in Vienna on May 10, 2019, at the Heuriger 10er Marie.
2019 Fulbright Seminar in American Studies
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2019 Fulbright Seminar in American Studies

This year’s annual Fulbright Seminar in American Studies took place May 2–4, 2019, in the beautiful Salzkammergut in the province of Salzburg. The annual seminar brings Austrian and American students, scholars, and teaching assistants together for an exciting series of lectures, research presentations, and informational sessions that highlight the achievements of our current US cohorts while preparing our outgoing Austrian cohorts for their own productive Fulbright experiences in the US.